Sociology (SOC)

College of Liberal Arts
Department of Psychology
907-474-7007

SOC F101X      Introduction to Sociology      (s)
3 Credits

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer

An introduction to the complex social arrangements guiding individual behavior and common human concerns in contrasting cultural contexts.

Prerequisites: Placement in WRTG F111X.

Attributes: UAF Core Indv, Soci Culture, UAF GER Social Sciences Req

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SOC F201X      Social Problems and Solutions      (s)
3 Credits

Offered Fall

A study of major contemporary social problems, analysis of factors causing these problems, and discussion of potential solutions. Special emphasis is given to social problems and solutions in Alaska and the circumpolar North.

Attributes: UAF GER Social Sciences Req

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SOC F280      Contemporary Topics in Sociology      (s)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

An in-depth seminar on new and emerging social issues. Course may be repeated for credit when content varies.

Prerequisites: Placement into WRTG F111X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SOC F333      Human Sexualities Across Cultures      (s)
3 Credits

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer

Exploration of how people in a variety of cultures, both contemporary and historical, construct the meaning and experience of sexuality and express themselves as sexual beings. Interdisciplinary study includes psychology, sociology, anthropology, gender studies and related fields, with particular focus determined by which department is offering the course.

Prerequisites: PSY F101X, WGS F201X.

Recommended: PSY F275.

Cross-listed with PSY F333; WGS F332.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SOC F480      Qualitative Social Science Research      (s)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

Introduction to classical and contemporary research within the qualitative (or interpretive) paradigm of social science. Discusses the theoretical frameworks, historical traditions, epistemological and ethical issues of qualitative approaches. Uses hands-on experience in the practicalities and excitement of a variety of methods for gathering qualitative data and conducting qualitative analysis.

Prerequisites: WRTG F111X; WRTG F211X, WRTG F212X, WRTG F213X or WRTG F214X; one lower-division social science research methods course.

Cross-listed with PSY F480.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

SOC F698      Research
1-6 Credits

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

SOC F699      Thesis
1-6 Credits

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0